100+ Best Protection Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational protection quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Protection Quotes

If we are concerned about the exploitation of human workers in countries with low standards of worker protection, we should also be concerned about the treatment of even more defenceless non-human animals. — Peter Singer

In the event of fire in any of the public buildings troops would be of vast service in the protection of public property, and should insurrection break out the protection of life and property would be more safe guarded by our company of regulars, than by the whole City. — Thomas L. Smith

He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone. — Abu Bakr

The imagination is a pretty precious source of protection. — Nicholas Ray

Captain Falco saw the diminishment of biodiversity in our oceans over a span of nearly seven decades. He was dedicated to the protection of life and habitats in the sea. He was a legendary mariner, diver, oceanographer, and conservationist. The world is a better place because of him. — Paul Watson

Most fathers don’t see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy’s lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home. — Victoria Secunda

The Life at Conception Act legislatively declares what most Americans believe and what science has long known – that human life begins at the moment of conception and, therefore, is entitled to legal protection from that point forward. — Rand Paul

Building our homes as fortresses of righteousness for protection from the world takes constant labor and diligence. — Joseph B. Wirthlin

I have been beset night and day at Alton. And now, if I leave here and go elsewhere, violence may overtake me in my retreat, and I have no more claim upon the protection of any other community than I have upon this. — Elijah Parish Lovejoy

In 1997, the National Bankruptcy Review Commission recommended that chapter 12 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code, the chapter that contains bankruptcy protection for family farmers, be made permanent. — Tim Holden

Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Al Qaeda doesn’t abide by the Geneva Conventions, so in my opinion, they should not be afforded the protections of them. — Brad Thor

Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case. — Alex Berenson

Most high-income people in our country do not realize that their incomes are being subsidized by their protection from competition from highly skilled people who are prevented from immigrating to the United States. But we need such skills in order to staff our productive economy, so that the standard of living for Americans as a whole can grow. — Alan Greenspan

This kid came up with Napster, and before that, none of us thought of content protection. — Morgan Freeman

The cry comes from the friends of the school-room, from those who would give the State a strong, great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness. This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men, no matter where his home may be. — Thomas Jordan Jarvis

What this and other studies like it are showing is that the protection we get from proper diet or supplements often comes from combinations of nutrients working together. This has implications not only for smokers but also for many other people. — Maret Traber

Protection, as we use the word in Buddhism, is actually wisdom, it’s insight. Protection is seeing and knowing deeply that all things in our experience arise due to causes, due to conditions coming together in a certain way. — Sharon Salzberg

Without effective protection of the citizens’ right to property, it will be difficult to attract and accumulate valuable capital. — Mencius

When you think commerce clause, don’t think technical and meaningless. Think in what ways can the elected representatives of the people provide protection against serious harm. — Cass Sunstein

With the privilege, we and our clients are secure in the knowledge that we cannot be subpoenaed or otherwise forced to divulge what they tell us. Only with the protection of attorney-client privilege can our clients tell us the whole story and only then can we provide effective counsel or advocacy. Any undermining of that privilege is a cause of great concern to the profession. — Vincent Buzard

When the 14th Amendment, equal protection clause was enacted, the galleries in the Senate were segregated. Now we have integration. — Arlen Specter

Protection and patriotism are reciprocal. This is the way which has led nations to greatness. — John C. Calhoun

No government in the world today has explicitly assigned the responsibility for planetary protection to any of its agencies. — Rusty Schweickart

I’ve had to come to grips with a God that fits my own experience, which is, my God could not be offering protection and not have protected my boy. — Elizabeth Edwards

To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals. — Ellis Peters

The bells will ring and the marriages will begin. And it’s a great day in our state for equal protection under the law for all people. — Kamala Harris

I just don’t think there’s a sunscreen that gives you enough protection. — Brooke Burke

In an instant, the law was transformed: from the last passenger on the safe-haven bandwagon to a pioneer into uncharted territory. For the first time in American history, it was not only legal to relinquish a baby; in Nebraska, it was okay to abandon any child of any age for any reason at any time – with the full protection of the law. — Wil S. Hylton

We lacked rhythm. We dropped the ball or we made a bad throw or we had a protection breakdown seemed it was something different every time. — Al Borges

The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right. — James Madison

We are poised for a strong economic recovery. New Orleans is one of the oldest cities in America. Federal and state activities are in place to design, develop, construct, and enhance protection from flooding. We have withstood major storms before, and will appropriately address the infrastructure so that this type of devastation never occurs again. — Don Pierson

It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed accordingly. — George Crook

At first, laws evolved out of religious doctrines. It followed that they were recognized only when advantageous to those who practiced the same religion and who appeared equals under the protection of the same gods. For the members of all other cults, there was neither law nor mercy. — Leon Bourgeois

In ancient China, self-government was highly developed both in community life and in personal life. The custom of mutual protection and assistance was widespread. The organization and regulations of local self-government were clearly defined and strictly applied. Individual self-control was even more strongly emphasized. — Chiang Kai-shek

The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army. — Thomas Francis Meagher

In 1833, protection was abandoned, and a tariff was established by which it was provided that we should, in a few years, have a system of merely revenue duties. — Henry Charles Carey

No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection. — Saul Bellow

What is most needed in Darfur is an international peacekeeping and protection presence, and this is what the Sudanese government most wants to avoid. — Samantha Power

The other two are protection of biodiversity and preservation of the local ranching economy. We have a guiding framework that’s helping managers plan for their individual parcels with all those goals in mind. — Ray Krauss

We remain concerned about the company’s ability to stem the continued decline in profitability and credit protection measures. — David Kang

We’re just trying to take care of each other and we want to have children and raise a family and it’s very difficult to have without the rights and protection that comes along with marriage. — Fernando Lopez

Washington is an incumbent protection machine. Technology is fundamentally disruptive. — Eric Schmidt

We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can’t have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem. — Ernest Istook

Until we reach and ratify collective bargaining agreements with United to address the effect of this merger on employees, it is not in anyone’s interest for this transaction to go forward, … The failure of United to provide written job protection dramatically increases the possibility of a strike by members of the Machinists union at United Airlines. — Robert Roach

We’re not a great passing team because our quarterback is not a scrambler and our protection is pretty good, not super, so we have to pick our spots, we just can’t fire it 35, 40 times or something bad is going to happen, — Steve Spurrier

We’re being told there’s an order of protection in place, and as I said, it’s an ongoing domestic situation. — Pat Camden

International affairs is very much run like the mafia. The godfather does not accept disobedience, even from a small storekeeper who doesn’t pay his protection money. You have to have obedience; otherwise, the idea can spread that you don’t have to listen to the orders, and it can spread to important places. — Noam Chomsky

Over and over, we hear politicians say they can’t spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile. — David Suzuki

When I was 16 I’d watch ‘The Godfather,’ but I didn’t think, ‘Right, I’m going to go down the barber’s and get some protection money off him.’ — Noel Gallagher

There is no proportional representation requirement in the Equal Protection Clause — Cass Sunstein

In America, you have the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. You’ve got drones now being considered for domestic surveillance. You have the National Security Agency building the world’s giantest spy center. — Heather Brooke

I always seem to feel that everything is about to cave in on me. I think that maybe music is my protection from that and in some senses it’s an outlet to turn it into something euphoric: embracing the eventual decline. — Florence Welch

In an economy where more and more value is in information – is in the bits, not the atoms, where bits can be copied essentially for free – any time you have that situation, economic schemes that rely on existing models of intellectual property laws for protection are going to do less and less well. — Mitch Kapor

We do need to have a little bit more protection and sensibility around pensioners. They are remarkable. They gave so much. We need to make sure we do our best by them. — Iain Duncan Smith

Money is speech. It’s incongruous to say a multimillionaire can spend as much on his own campaign as he wants, but you can only give $2,300. His free speech rights are different from yours, thus violating the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. It’s absurd. — Roger Stone

I stand today on this floor to appeal for protection from the strong arm of the government for her loyal children, irrespective of color and race, who are citizens of the southern states, and particularly of the State of Georgia. — Hiram Rhodes Revels

Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character. — Myles Munroe

I think there are problems with compact disc copy protection that can’t be resolved. — Edward Felten

Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends. — Leland Stanford

You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances. — Ulrich Beck

Truly we have had enough experience with sufferance and protection which could be revoked at will. Consequently, the only reasonable Course of action is to work for publicly legalized guarantees. — Theodor Herzl

Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven. — Samuel Hopkins

Even in democratic society, we don’t have good answers how to balance the need for security on one hand and the protection of free speech on the other in our digital networks. — Rebecca MacKinnon

Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa. — Marcus Garvey

Thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, preventive care services, including contraception, will be covered by private insurance plans without co-pays or deductibles. — Sandra Fluke

The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection. — Mike Johanns

As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection. — Henry Charles Carey

The Constitution has a good share of deliberately open-ended guarantees, like rights to due process of law, equal protection of the law, and freedom from unreasonable searches. — David Souter

Improving the Internet is just one means, albeit an important one, by which to improve the human condition. It must be done with an appreciation for the civil and human rights that deserve protection – without pretending that access itself is such a right. — Vint Cerf

It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact. — Henry Charles Carey

Secularism will not work in Egypt any more than theocracy. What will work is governance that is guided by the Islamic values of the majority with protection of the minority rights. — Ahmed Zewail

With the introduction of the new Intel-based products it’s important for companies to use the same version of Sophos Anti-Virus regardless of the type of Macs being used. Through its latest software for Mac OS X, Sophos continues to offer the highest level of virus protection to all Mac users. — Brett Myroff

A cold heart is my protection mechanism. I don’t really feel anything for anyone. — Emmanuel Jal

Civil union is less than marriage. Marriage is a sacred and valued institution and ought to be afforded equal protection. — James McGreevey

It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat. — Jim Saxton

A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection. — Crystal Eastman

Would I do a license today that would protect our ecosystem at the rates they said? Absolutely. Just to get it done with, absolutely. But would it last for the next 10 to 20 years and not give me protection for my business as it evolves? Not in a million years. — Jim Balsillie

On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home. — Florence Kelley

The modern view of criminal justice, broadly, is that public concern with morality or expediency decrees expiation for the violation of a norm; this concern finds expression in the infliction of punishment on the evil doer by agents of the state, the evil doer, however, enjoying the protection of a regular procedure. — Max Weber

It’s Nixon who created the Environmental Protection Agency. Clean Air and Water Acts. Endangered Species Act. Promoted affirmative action. One could go on and on with Nixon as a New Deal liberal on domestic policy and a hawk, but one with great geo-political skills. — Douglas Brinkley

In the end, I think the majority of Romanian society will understand that if we respect environmental protection standards, if we have benefits in taxes, royalties, jobs, we should do what all the modern countries in Europe and beyond are doing to take advantage of their natural resources. — Victor Ponta

The industry must adhere to certain consumer protection norms if the Internet is to remain an open platform for innovation. — Michael K. Powell

Unless some sort of financial support, capital injection or business tie-up materializes, we expect Sanyo’s spread in the cash bond and protection premium in the CDS markets to stay wide. — Peggy Furusaka

To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder. — Benjamin Disraeli

Because the Second Amendment is an incomprehensible mess, because too many lobbyists have argued that it is an absolute protection of actions and items never considered at the time of our nation’s founding, and because there is a clear state interest in protecting the lives of its citizens, the words must be removed from the Constitution. — Kurt Eichenwald

The human brain is at particularly high risk for damage by free radicals because of its high degree of metabolism compared to other tissues, while lacking the levels of antioxidant protection found elsewhere in the body. — David Perlmutter

However saying that I totally support the concept of civil partnerships in the eyes of the law, and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have had to wait so long for legal rights, protection and recognition. — Adam Rickitt

I have concluded, after consultation with my friends and earnestly seeking counsel of God, to remain at Alton, and here to insist on protection in the exercise of my rights. — Elijah Parish Lovejoy

I do accept that, with – with respect to those vague terms in the Constitution such as equal protection of the laws, due process of law, cruel and unusual punishments. I fully accept that those things have to apply to new phenomena that didn’t exist at the time. — Antonin Scalia

God knows I detest slavery but it is an existing evil, and we must endure it and give it such protection as is guaranteed by the Constitution. — Millard Fillmore

Ultimately we know it’s the government that is responsible for ensuring protection in IDP situations. Our challenge now is to figure out how to support those mechanisms to carry out their mandates. — Maha Muna

Through good times and bad, American workers and their families have been able to rely on Social Security to provide guaranteed protection against the loss of earnings due to retirement, disability, or death. — Sander Levin

Union Pacific is committed to the development and use of new technologies to preserve the environment for future generations. Environmental protection is a primary management responsibility as well as the responsibility of every Union Pacific employee. — Jim Young

The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere. — Rose Wilder Lane

A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth. — Max Frisch

There are certain types of crashes where SUVs may provide you with some type of protection but you have to look at the overall safety record. — Rae Tyson

There’s no legal protection for cyborgs. In 2010, I started the Cyborg Foundation to defend our rights. Cyborgs have been kicked out from several places because they are seen as a possible security threat. I’ve been kicked out from places such as Harrods, Casino Montecarlo, and many supermarkets. — Neil Harbisson

It’s totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort is going to give a journalist any protection – on the contrary, journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger. — Kate Adie

We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years. — Lois Capps

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